Exodus 23:22

“But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 23:22

But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and doe all that I speake, then I wil be an enemie vnto thine enemies, and an aduersarie vnto thine aduersaries.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But if you truly obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But if thou shalt indeed hearken unto his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if you truly give ear to his voice, and do whatever I say, then I will be against those who are against you, fighting those who are fighting you.
- Basic English Bible

But if thou shalt diligently hearken unto his voice, and do all that I shall say, then I will be an enemy to thine enemies, and an adversary to thine adversaries.
- Darby Bible

But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy to thy enemies, and an adversary to thy adversaries.
- Webster's Bible

But if you indeed listen to his voice, and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and an adversary to your adversaries.
- World English Bible

for, if thou diligently hearken to his voice, and hast done all that which I speak, then I have been at enmity with thine enemies, and have distressed those distressing thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But if thou shalt indeed hearken unto his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 23:22

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 23:22


23:20 Behold, I send an angel before thee - The angel of the covenant: Accordingly the Israelites in the wilderness are said to tempt Christ. It is promised that this blessed anger should keep them in the way, though it lay through a wilderness first, and afterwards through their enemies country; and thus Christ has prepared a place for his followers.

23:21 Beware of him, and obey his voice; provoke him not - It is at your peril if you do; for my name - My nature, my authority is in him.


Discussion for Exodus 23:22

  • Andrew Opuni-Ampong on Exodus 23:22
    If we turn over our defense to over to God, He will defend us. Moses did that and the Lord promised to defend him - "I will be an enemy unto thy enemies and adversary unto thy adversaries "
  • JAMLECK WERU - KENYA on Exodus 23:22
    How i yearn to obey and follow Him, to lean on His everlasting arms

    May God's grace reveal to reader the identity of 'HIS NAME'
  • Anne on Exodus 23:22
    This is an excellent example of God manifesting His love towards us.If we just listen to what He wants us to do with our lives,then all the objections that tries to stop us from doing it seem easy to get through.And also,we find the courage to stand up to the people who despise us,or try to bring us down.God will be "an enemy to our enemies" and "adversary to our adversaries", HOW AMAZING IS HIS LOVE....!


 

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